These collections include approximately 1,200 specimens. Most of our reptiles are preserved in alcohol. A full catalogue has been completed, with all specimens listed in a spreadsheet. Contact us for any specific enquiries.

Online Resources

Ireland’s only native reptile, the common lizardLinks to external website


Collins Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe

Nick Arnold, 2002, Harper Collins, London

Life in Cold Blood

David Attenborough, 2007, BBC Books, London

The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

Tim Halliday and Kraig Adler, 2002, Oxford University Press

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